Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.

Pennywise can dance to anything

Photo: Brooke Palmer/Warner Bros.

It’s Pennywise is, by all metrics, a scary clown: He eats children, has rows of hideous teeth, and can turn into your worst nightmare at the honk of a red nose. Ah, but he also claims to be a “dancing clown,” a trait that’s decidedly less scary. Unless, of course, you’re doing so in a makeshift circus stage in the bowels of a sewer while not showing a single ounce of joy in the act. Like, you know, this.

While generic circus music is Pennywise’s jam onscreen, some smart-ass on Twitter decided to see how well his moves would translate to more modern music by firing up a Pennywise Dancing account on Twitter. Surprise, Pennywise can dance to just about anything.

Advertisement

See for yourself:

Advertisement

The account’s also inspired some other Twitter users to create their own soundtracks to Pennywise’s dance of death; we never want to see clowns and “Slob On My Knob” in each other’s vicinity ever again.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Well, at least no one’s synced it up to “Despacito” yet.

Shit.

Advertisement

Share This Story

About the author

Randall Colburn

Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.